Unformatted text preview: similarly to IBM without infringing on proprietary rights made it hard for firms to differentiate their products. This in turn led to price wars because most computers accomplished the same task. In addition the wide use of the Wintel system meant that all companies were buying the same parts which kept their costs very similar while making it even more cost competitive. All of this led to very low profits. 2. No....
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- Fall '09
- Pricing, Personal computer, significantly lower prices